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Euplectes  Swainson, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179632

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Bishops [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyPloceidae Sundevall, 1836 – Bishops, Weavers, Widowbirds  
                               GenusEuplectes Swainson, 1829 – Bishops  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Euplectes afer (Gmelin, 1789) – Yellow-crowned Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes albonotatus (Cassin, 1848) – White-winged Widowbird 
                                  Species Euplectes ardens (Boddaert, 1783) – Red-collared Widowbird 
                                  Species Euplectes aureus (Gmelin, 1789) – Golden-backed Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes axillaris (A. Smith, 1838) – Fan-tailed Widowbird 
                                  Species Euplectes capensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Yellow Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes diadematus Fischer & Reichenow, 1878 – Fire-fronted Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes franciscanus (Isert, 1789) – Northern Red Bishop, Orange Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes gierowii Cabanis, 1880 – Black Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes hartlaubi (Bocage, 1878) – Marsh Widowbird 
                                  Species Euplectes hordeaceus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Black-winged Red Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes jacksoni (Sharpe, 1891) – Jackson's Widowbird 
                                  Species Euplectes macroura (Gmelin, 1789)  
                                  Species Euplectes nigroventris Cassin, 1848 – Zanzibar Red Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes orix (Linnaeus, 1758) – Red Bishop, Southern Red Bishop 
                                  Species Euplectes progne (Boddaert, 1783) – Long-tailed Widowbird 
                                  Species Euplectes psammacromius (Reichenow, 1900) – Montane Widowbird 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Euplectes    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Euplectes    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Euplectes   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.18, website (version 18-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Euplectes   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Euplectes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Euplectes   
       

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